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Polling agency Levada has been tagged as foreign agent. What does that mean?
The study of history in Russia has become increasingly dangerous for anyone who fails to stick to official narratives.
On the continued relevance of Malevich's Black Square.
History is being increasingly politicized. Case in point, a recent documentary about the 1968 Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia.
On new regulations restricting foreigners' travel and what it takes to get a work permit in the federation.
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An exhibition of photographs by Alain de Lotbinière. The 26 images were taken during the course of several trips to Northern Macedonia, Serbia, and Russia, as well as during visits to sites in Turkey and Egypt.
A weekend of music and delicious authentic foods prepared by the parishioners of the Holy Trinity parish in Baltimore. Select from traditional beef stroganoff, shashlik, pelmeni, blinchiki, kielbasa, a variety of traditional breads, desserts, and more! All homemade!
Russian-speaking guides conduct tours of the museum's highlights every Monday at 11 am.
Russian-language tour exploring our collection in depth, second Sunday of each month at 1 pm. Free, reservations required
These eight outstanding Soviet comedies show some of what has made Russians laugh over the past century. Most are still watched today. (First in our new series on learning about Russia through its films.)
The body of Joseph Stalin was removed from the mausoleum on Red Square on October 31, 1961. It may not be as spooky as Halloween, but the former leader still haunts Russia today.
A look at how the Jesuits, Pope Francis, and Georgetown University all share an interesting connection to Russia.
Recounting a 2008 meeting with activist Alexei Navalny, before he rose to prominence.
It is a common trope that Russians never smile. Which of course is interpreted to mean they are unfriendly, gloomy, sullen – positively Dostoyevskian. This, of course, is a complete misreading of body language and cultural norms.
A comprehensive listing of resources, online and off, for researching your Russian roots, courtesy of Ginny Audet.
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